Staten Island

For the first time in over 100 years bald eagles have made themselves at home in New York City. (Credit: Larry Pugliares).

Bald Eagles Take Up Residence, Lay Eggs In The City For First Time In Over A Century

Our national bird has decided to put its roots down in the city for the first time in at least a century.

04/17/2015

New York City Councilman Vincent Gentile. (Credit: City Council)

Candidates Square Off In Debate On Staten Island With Grimm’s Congressional Seat Up For Grabs

Candidates running for Michael Grimm’s vacated congressional seat debated in Staten Island on Tuesday night.

04/14/2015

(Credit: CBS 2)

Ramsey Orta, Man Who Took Eric Garner Video, Released On Bail In Unrelated Case

Ramsey Orta, the man who took the video of Eric Garner in a confrontation with police officers on Staten Island last summer, was released on bail Friday months after being accused of unrelated charges.

04/10/2015

Josiah Morton, 4, was hit in the head with a brick on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Furious After Boy, 4, Is Hit By Thrown Brick On Staten Island

A man was facing charges Tuesday night for allegedly throwing a brick into a crowd and hitting a 4-year-old boy on Staten Island.

04/07/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman’s Death After Staten Island Motel Shooting Ruled Homicide

The death of a woman found shot in the head at a Staten Island motel this past weekend has been ruled a homicide, police said Monday.

04/06/2015

A viewer named Neil shared this photo with CBS2 of the accident on Hylan Boulevard on Apr. 6, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Pedestrian Struck On Hylan Boulevard In Staten Island

The man suffered a serious injury to his leg, authorities told CBS2.

04/06/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Woman Shot In The Head At Staten Island Motel

A woman is in critical condition after getting shot in the head at a motel on Staten Island.

04/04/2015

Frank C. Viggiano (credit: Linden Police)

Funeral Held For Linden Police Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Staten Island Crash

Officers from multiple departments lined the streets as services were held for 28-year-old Officer Frank Viggiano in Linden. He’ll be buried in Fairview.

03/26/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Friends, Family Bid Farewell To 2 Men Killed In Staten Island Wrong-Way Crash

Two men who were killed in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island are being remembered as the investigation into the accident continues.

03/25/2015

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Dead In Crash On Korean War Veterans Pkwy. On Staten Island

A man was killed Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on Korean War Veterans Parkway on Staten Island.

03/24/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Linden, NJ Cops Still Critical But Stable After Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On Staten Island

Linden police Capt. James Sarnicki said there was nothing new to report on the medical conditions of Officers Pedro Abad, 27, and Patrik Kudlac, 23.

03/23/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Investigating If Alcohol Played A Part In Wrong-Way Crash On S.I.

NYPD investigators are looking to test the blood alcohol level of 27-year-old Pedro Abad, the off-duty Linden police officer behind the wheel driving the wrong way on Staten Island’s Westshore Expressway.

03/21/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Linden Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Critically Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On S.I.

Police in New Jersey say three off-duty officers were involved in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that left one of the officers and a civilian dead and three others hurt.

03/20/2015

David Oakes (right) hides as he leaves court on Staten Island on Friday, March 20, after admitting to deer poaching. (Credit: CBS2)

Staten Island Man Becomes First Convicted Of Deer Poaching In New York City

In what appears to be a Big Apple first, a man has been convicted of poaching deer right in New York City.

03/20/2015

Police say one person died and another was critically hurt in a fire on Staten Island on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Dead, Husband Critically Hurt In Staten Island Fire

The blaze broke out around 10:42 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Annandale Road.

03/18/2015

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